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Focusrite Home Recording Day at Rimmers Music Wigan 23/06/2017

Focusrite Home Recording Day

We’ve been given a fantastic opportunity for Focusrite product specialist and top demonstrator Mark Lowes to visit our Rimmers Music Wigan store on Saturday 1st July! With Mark’s help, we’re hosting a Home Recording Workshop to run through some of the basics of home recording whilst utilising some of the fantastic pieces of Focusrite equipment we have available in store. Whether you’ve got just a few basic melody ideas to save for later, or a fully blown structured song you want to share with the world, Mark will be demonstrating... Read More

National Learn To Play Weekend At Rimmers Music 16/06/2017
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National Learn To Play Weekend 2017

National Learn To Play Weekend 24th-25th June Pop in to any of our 8 music stores across the north west from now until the end of 25th June to book your free trial music lessons at our dedicated music schools. We’ll be offering free trial lessons on a range of musical instruments, including: Piano Keyboard Guitars Drums Vocals Ukulele + Violin and various Woodwind instruments at selected stores. Here’s One Of Our Teachers With A Sample Of What We Cover Free Prize Draw Those who know us well know that... Read More

Taylor Guitars Find Your Fit at Rimmers Music Bolton 07/06/2017
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Find Your Fit With Taylor

Come Meet A Taylor Factory Expert For A Personal Guitar Consultation To celebrate stocking Taylor Guitars at our Rimmers Music Bolton store we’re hosting a Taylor in-store Find Your Fit event, which pairs you with a friendly Taylor factory expert to help you find the Taylor that’s right for you. They’ll identify your player profile and explain which body shape and wood pairings best match your playing style. They’ll answer any questions you have and help you understand the basics if you’re not sure where to begin. During the event,... Read More

Guitar-Sale-Blog-Image 02/06/2017

Our Biggest Ever Guitar & Amp Sale!

All this month, we’ll be hosting our biggest ever Guitar & Amp Sale, with offers on a great selection of guitars, amplifiers and accessories. This includes electric guitars, all types of acoustic guitars and bass guitars. We’ll also be offering fantastic discounts on amplifiers from some of the biggest brands in the business, plus a few special offers on effects pedals. Our Top 3 Bargains Squier SDSP Strat Pack Squier HSS Stratocaster Electric Guitar Fender Champion 20g Amp All accessories to get started, including tuner, picks & bag. Choice of... Read More

Korg microKORG Instagram Competition 01/06/2017
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KORG microKORG Competition

KORG Celebrate 15 Years Of The microKORG With International Instagram Competition! This year marks the 15th year since the birth of the microKORG in 2002! microKORG fans from around the world, now is your chance to express your affection with a photo! To participate in this contest throughout June and July, you simply need to follow Korg’s Instagram account (@korg_inc) and post with “#microkorg15” Then submit your photo to the appropriate contest category. Why not follow Rimmers Music’s Instagram account (@rimmersmusic) too and tag us in your photos? Contest Period... Read More

Roland Keyboard rig at Rimmer Music 18/05/2017

Roland Keyboard Rigs

For today’s keyboard and synth players, there’s a serious amount of options available for playing on stage and in the studio. Whether you’re a beginner or a touring musician, the versatility available from modern technology can mean that there are a dizzying array of keyed instruments available. Experienced players can often find they’re chasing the best sound, keyboard, user interface and reliability, which normally involves compromising one or more in some way for a single keyed instrument. To help both new starters and experienced players alike, Roland have teamed up... Read More

sE Electronics Reviews Giveaway at Rimmers Music 18/05/2017

Win An sE Electronics Mic!

Review A Mic To Win A Mic It’s that simple! If you own any sE Electronics microphone or Relixion Filter that’s still a current model, leave a product review for it on our site for a chance to an sE Electronics mic! The prizes are as follows: First Prize: Gemini II (1 winner) Second Prize: 2200a II (1 winner) Third Prize: V7 (5 winners) Once you’ve left a review for any of these products, simply copy the link and enter it in on sE Electronics’ site HERE. Want more chances... Read More

Acoustic Guitar Day at Rimmers Music Blackpool 15/05/2017

Acoustic Guitar Day at Blackpool

This month on the Saturday 27th May, our very own Adam Jones will be in store at our Blackpool store demonstrating a whole host of different acoustic guitars from the likes of Yamaha, Alvarez, Breedlove, Faith and the student friendly brand Spur. A long standing guitar teacher at our Leyland Rimmers Music School, Adam is a professional guitarist and musician with 30 years of guitar playing under his belt. A lover of both acoustic and electric playing, Adam plays a number of styles including rock, blues, jazz fusion and acoustic... Read More

Focusrite Plug In Collective Positive Grid BIAS May Offer at Rimmers Music 09/05/2017

Focusrite Plug In Collective: May

FREE Throughout May: Positive Grid BIAS Amp LE Plug-In This month’s Plug-in Collective offer is the Positive Grid BIAS Amp LE plug-in. After November’s hugely popular Plug-In Collective offer on the BIAS FX LE effects processor, you can now access a second free Positive Grid plug-in in the form of the BIAS Amp LE amp modeller. This gives a taste of the full blown BIAS Amp Professional amp modeller, which is currently one of the most popular and widely used guitar amp plug-ins in the industry due to the amazingly... Read More


North West Guitar Show 2017

Now in it’s 20th year, the North West Guitar Show is this Sunday at the Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre, and you can find some of the guys and girls from our Rimmers Music Stores showcasing some absolute bargains! Taking place this Sunday 14th May, the 20th Annual North West Guitar Show returns to the ever popular Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre, chocked full of guitars, amps, effects and related gear, the centre also has free parking and a licensed bar! Other than ourselves, there’ll be a whole host of... Read More